Having just finished the drama panel at the Variety Emmy Elite Showrunners Breakfast, we now move on to comedy. Our panelists: exec producers Judd Apatow of “Girls,” Steve Molaro of “The Big Bang…
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“Veep” will receive a third term on HBO, it was announced today. Political comedy from Armando Iannucci returned to the paybler's lineup on Sunday, April 14 for a second season, drawing over a…
The first season of “Veep” had its moments, but the praise heaped on this rather obvious political comedy gave it the distinction of being HBO's second-most-overrated half-hour. Season two yields…
She may be an veteran at comedy but she's brand new at portraying a politician. Or at least playing one on TV.
HBO has given second-season renewals to half-hour comedies "Veep" and "Girls."
HBO is calling it quits with "The Life and Times of Tim."
Essentially a limp version of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" against a D.C. backdrop, with Julia Louis-Dreyfus gamely playing to the absurdity of the situations, but yielding only modest returns.
HBO is casting a wide net to lure viewers to both "Girls" and "Veep," making the premiere episodes of both comedy series available to nonsubscribers.